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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioplus hastatus (Ljungman, 1867) 
AphiaID: 212951

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioplus (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioplus (Lymanella) hastatus (Ljungman, 1867)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioplus Verrill, 1899
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura hastata (Ljungman, 1867)
Sources 
source of synonymy Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: as for A. integer, but differs in arrangement of disc scales and shape of the arm plates. Richmond, 1997. Disc covered by imbricating plates forming a distinct border along the margin; one infradental and three lateral papillae on each side of the jaw; dorsal arm plates broader than long, distal margin convex; three pointed lateral arm spines; two tentacle scales (Sastry, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, west Pacific Ocean (also western indian Ocean), depth range 0-7 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal (Sastry, 1995).
Also distributed in SE Arabia and Persian Gulf (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus: (Lymanella) A.M. Clark, 1970 A.M. Clark, 1970.
Type locality: off Mozambique (as 'off Mossambique'). Holotype (probable) whereabouts undetermined (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Type species: Amphipholis hastata Ljungman, 1867. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212951
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphioplus hastatus (Ljungman, 1867). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212951 on 2014-09-23
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